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Davis, Solon W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/63, m/i 7/11/63, ARTIF, Co. L, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/24/65, m/o 7/18/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1836, Royalton, VT
Death: 08/01/1901

Burial: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71174988

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/17/1889, VT; widow Mary L., 9/12/1904, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

WINOOSKI

The funeral services of the late Solon W. Davis were held from his late residence near Fanny Allen hospital yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. E S. Morey of this place officiated and Mrs. E. A. Church of Burlington rendered two beautiful selections. The bearers, Messrs. J. M. Safford, L. A. Atwood, B. B. Keeler, G. P. Morse, Chas. Van Steinberg and A. P. Waldron were from Stannard Post, G. A. R., which attended in a body and of which the deceased was a member. The interment was in Elmwood avenue cemetery. Undertaker J. A. Corbin had charge.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 5, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.